Fatal crash prompts full closure of Ortega Highway in San Juan Capistrano

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Friday, March 25, 2016
Sheriff's deputies respond to a fatal crash involving a big rig and a sedan on Ortega Highway near Antonio Parkway in San Juan Capistrano Friday, March 25, 2016.
Sheriff's deputies respond to a fatal crash involving a big rig and a sedan on Ortega Highway near Antonio Parkway in San Juan Capistrano Friday, March 25, 2016.
KABC

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (KABC) -- One person was killed and another injured when a sedan and a big rig collided on Ortega Highway in San Juan Capistrano early Friday.

The crash occurred near Antonio Parkway just after 2:30 a.m., sheriff's deputies said.

The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead. The driver of the big rig was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.

Ortega Highway was temporarily closed in both directions between Antonio Parkway and Avenida Siega. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.